Given our high dropout and unemployment rates, we must reprioritize.
By next summer, more than half the US troops in Iraq will have come home. Meanwhile, General McChrystal wants up to 40,000 more in Afghanistan.
To cut the costly F-22 Raptor, he had to fire two top Air Force officials in his way.
The equivalent of six health-care lobbyists for every member of Congress are registered for this year's biggest political battle.
President Obama has said he is reviewing US strategy in Afghanistan. Here are five of the most important people he is listening to – and what they might be telling him.
Obama will chair a UN Security Council summit on nuclear nonproliferation Thursday – the first US president to preside over the body.
The Pentagon wants Obama to make his choice soon, but if he's leaning against sending more troops, he might play for time to consider his options.
The Shahab-3 and Sejil-2 have shorter ranges than missiles the European defense shield was meant to thwart.
The president presented the military's highest honor Thursday to a soldier who was killed trying to save a comrade in Afghanistan. The Pentagon is looking at why only six Medals of Honor have been awarded after eight years of war.